Multifunctional space system relay (MCR) "Beam", the operator of which is JSC "Satellite system "Gonets" (enters into state Corporation "Roscosmos"), has successfully ensured the transfer from the International space station (ISS) data about voting on the amendments to the Constitution of the Russian Federation member of the crew of the 63-th expedition to the ISS – cosmonaut Ivan Wagner
Through domestic broadband connection hosted the first session of video conferencing in the framework of which the General Director of state Corporation "Rosatom" Dmitry Rogozin and the Chairman of the Central election Commission of the Russian Federation Ella Pamfilova discussed with the members of the ISS crew the importance and significance of the amendments to the Constitution of the Russian Federation.
Pavel Cherenkov, the Director General of JSC "Satellite system "Messenger": "I am delighted that a day of nationwide voting system relaying "Ray" provided a link with the required characteristics".
Currently under test MXR "Beam" is working out the broadband channel of communication with the Russian segment of the ISS, the results of which the system of "Beam" should become reliable and modern alternative to the American system relay TDRS. JSC "Satellite system "Messenger" working on this important task jointly with JSC "TsNIIMash" and JSC RSC "Energia" using the resources of satellite-repeater "Luch-5B" and "Luch-5V".